Monthly Archives: September 2010

Storyboarding

When we began this project, the first thing I had to do was turn the short story “The Storyteller” into a script, as though it were a play, complete with stage directions. Going from the script to the storyboard was … Continue reading

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Currently reading …

We’ve been having some friends visit, and one of the topics of conversation of course ends up being, “What are you reading right now?” Authors get asked that a lot in more formal circumstances, too, so I thought I’d start … Continue reading

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Progress on The Black Box

The Black Box has reached the proof stage, the cover art is done, and the book will be out in January 2011. Meanwhile, here’s a bit of a introduction to the new story. Our Heroes, of course, are Jordan and … Continue reading

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Introducing Ulfleif

Connie’s a bit pressed for time right at the moment, but she’s said I could post a little art for her. I’ve been very excited about Connie’s art since the first sketch she did for me (Nethin imprisoned in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art of Drawing Manga – Camara & Duran

Most “Drawing Manga” books seem to consist of pictures of big-eyed kiddies to carefully copy, and are aimed at big-eyed kiddies themselves — young anime fans who want to draw cartoony Pokemon-style heroes. When we started this project, I knew … Continue reading

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Hurricane Earl a damp squib?

Hurricane Earl seems to have taken a more easterly path than Environment Canada was predicting yesterday, and is going across Nova Scotia and PEI, rather than coming up the Bay of Fundy. Now a mere post tropical storm, it seems … Continue reading

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Black Box cover art! And Hurricane Earl.

I think I mentioned in an earlier post that Connie is doing the cover art for my latest book, which is coming out later this autumn. Authors don’t usually get to have much say over cover art; there’s an article … Continue reading

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